Senior Research Analyst - Islamic Finance

at Wahed in New York

Overview:
Wahed is the first automated Shari’ah complaint savings platform in the world. Our mission is to provide Islamic investors across the globe with a safe, reliable, and truly automated investment vehicle. More information can be found at www.wahedinvest.com
Wahed Invest Inc. is seeking a research analyst to join the Investment team covering Islamic finance industry. The analyst will be responsible for the selection of securities within best performing sectors. The analyst will be expected to research new ideas and manage maintenance research on current holdings. Wahed’s head office is located in Midtown Manhattan, New York.

Responsibilities:
• Acquiring new research content from institutions related to Islamic Finance
• Assist in the development of presentations, press releases and other marketing content related to research projects.
• Draft and edit reports and blog posts for external audiences
• Work alongside our Shari’ah Board to create analyses using internal or publicly available data
• Required to coordinate closely with internal teams

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from a top institution in Finance, Business, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, or related field is preferred. MBA is a plus
• Degree, certificate or diploma in Islamic finance or at least 3 years of experience in the field of Islamic Finance is preferable.
• Minimum 5 years experience in either conducting & writing research reports OR experience in an advisory capacity, in the financial services industry.
• Strong analytical and presentation skills
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation or progress towards CFA is desirable
• Ability to work effectively independently as well as a part of a team
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Wahed Invest Inc. is an Equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce

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Published at 20 Oct 2015
Expires on 20 Apr 2016
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